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Ramos Brace Helped Real Into UCL Quarterfinals

Sergio Ramos netted a brace to inspire Real Madrid to a 3-1 win over Napoli to advance to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League.
The Italian outfit looked lively in the opening stages and looked the more likely to get the opening goal in front of their home fans
That's exactly what happened in the 24th minute as Dries Mertens collected a pass from Marek Hamsik before drilling the ball home into the bottom corner, 1-0.
Los Blancos nearly leveled matters in the 29th minute as Cristiano Ronaldo rounded Pepe Reina, but ended up striking the upright from a tight angle.
The woodwork then left Napoli frustrated after 37 minutes as Mertens turned well before smashing an effort against the post with Keylor Navas well beaten.
The score remained 1-0 the Serie A outfit as the clubs entered the halftime break.
Real eventually leveled matters in the 52nd minute as Ramo rose well to head home Toni Kroos' corner to make it 1-1 on the night.
The visitors then took the lead on the night when Ramos bagged his second by heading home another Kroos corner into the top corner.
Both sides opted for a change after 70 minutes as Lucas Vzquez replaced Gareth Bale, while Lorenzo Insigne made way for Milik.
However, Los Blancos eventually sealed the win in stoppage time as substitute Alvaro Morata registered his name on the score-sheet to make it 3-1 on the night and 6-2 on aggregate.

Sphamandla Ntshokotsha

Sphamandla Ntshokotsha

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1 comment:

  1. How many times Sergio Ramos helped Real Madrid in big games? At the end of the day they will give Penaldo a ballon d'or

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